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Posted 04-24-2010 at 06:37 AM by Mr-Bisquit

I was on the forums as sossego; but, since I have a tendency to be emotional and not much on censorship, I have been banned from there.

It was a nice ride.
however, I really do suggest people use Debian because it can be scaled.
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Debian Lenny + GUI = ?

Posted 02-24-2010 at 10:01 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Tags debian, gui, lfs

Yet another - to debian.
Few days ago I was trying to make a backup and write it on DVD. But failed to do so with:
1. nautilus (recently i used that, it was a simpliest way)
2. xfburn (i use xfce)
3. brasero.
All of them either hang or fall when I add too many files. Well, what the heck if I don't have any other choice? I need all of those files.
I was beginning to think about frontend to "genisoimage"... say, a GTK app, allowing to create an...
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Fighting with xfce 4.6 installation on debian

Posted 12-18-2009 at 05:04 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Updated 12-19-2009 at 01:42 AM by Web31337

I was kinda disappointed i can't properly install xfce 4.6 on debian lenny with aptitude. Also tried backports with issues like here: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ys-4.4-775588/
I decided to go the proven (cloacms++) way of building from sources.
So, i fetched all(almost) files from http://mocha.xfce.org/archive/xfce-4.6.1/src/
and started building. I removed my xfce 4.4 installation and built libraries...
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Debootstrap Yourself, or "What is a good distro for my old computer?" (2)

Posted 12-01-2009 at 09:28 PM by ofaring (Debian, This That and the Other)
Updated 12-04-2009 at 09:53 AM by ofaring (Just a couple of minor changes.)

And why am I doing this instead of a normal install? Well, that involves a rain storm, an experiment, and an eBay purchase. The end result was not being able to boot from the CD-ROM. Since it's too old to boot from USB, and flashy new Linux kernels have forsaken floppy installs, my options narrowed considerably. During the course of my research I stumbled across "debootstrap", and the rest is written below.

This entry is the continuation of this post.

An obvious...
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"What is a good distro for my old computer?" (1)

Posted 11-24-2009 at 10:35 PM by ofaring (Debian, This That and the Other)

Toshiba Satellite 2590CDT, ~1999, 400 MHz Celeron, 192 MB RAM.

Yeah, baby. I'm using the old girl right now with Kate (based on KDE 3.5.10, more on that later.)

It seems to be a common question. Truth is, most of them would work. You just have to learn some of their ins/outs and then set up according to your needs. Of course, there are some which are almost entirely inappropriate for this 400 MHz Celeron processor with 192 MB of RAM. Take source-based distros like...
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